Romanian media enterprise, Aleph Media, selects Etere to revolutionize its end-to-end newsroom workflow. Etere Ecosystem enables a new integrated and more efficient way of working for over 150 journalists.
Over 150 journalists at Romanian TV enterprise, Aleph Media, enjoy a more efficient way of working with Etere Ecosystem‘s integrated framework of software solutions including scheduling, playout, media asset management, resource management, ingestion, logging, newsroom, subtitle and closed captions. With Etere Ecosystem in place, the station is equipped with a reliable, highly efficient and professional news broadcasting system that is capable of managing Aleph Media’s dynamic and fast-moving workflows. Etere enhances collaboration and information exchanges between multiple departments in the media enterprise and improves the control and accuracy of workflows.
The setup features Etere Nunzio Newsroom, an integrative newsroom software that manages the complete workflow from the planning of stories to the playout. Nunzio features real-time updates, coordinated multi-media planning and collaboration across all production units. From delivery to editing, Nunzio streamlines the newsroom workflow by managing content and metadata effectively, allowing easy access to content, selection of shots and assembly of stories. With real-time updates on EtereWeb and the Nunzio Newsroom mobile app, journalists at Aleph Media enjoy the flexibility to plan stories, search for media assets, set appointments and tasks, approve news stories and manage workflows even while on the move. Etere Nunzio takes your news stories beyond the newsroom and adapts to the evolving ways the audience consumes information. It provides a complete solution that allows journalists to publish to multiple platforms including E-paper, website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Youtube.
Nunzio includes Etere Media Asset Management that provides Aleph Media with a perfect orchestration and complete control of the entire media lifecycle. Its active-directory integrative user rights model enables each user and user group to have unique rights according to department and functions. The software solution manages the end-to-end stages of ingest, transcoding, content retrieval, metadata association, resource management and asset distribution. With its automated transfers, copy and data mover features, Etere MAM streamlines the workflow for a more effective performance and higher cost-efficiency. Not only that, with Etere T-Workflow, Aleph Media is able to design workflows, define broadcasting rules and have the system integrate perfectly into their production environment.
Etere ensures the accuracy of data imported and exported through the system with Etere F90 that facilitates a fully automated and paperless information exchange between systems. Its auto-update engine consistently analyses playlists changes and uploads approved updates automatically. Etere system enables the TV station to automate processes and ensure accuracy even when dealing with a large volume of data exchanges. Moreover, Etere SNMP Console helps the TV operators at Alpeh Media to monitor and optimises all processes and devices from a single software interface in real-time. The software helps operators to be notified of potential problems immediately and to perform diagnostic tests that keep the system running seamlessly at all times.
With the integration of Etere Subtitling and Closed Caption Tool, the team at Aleph Media is able to manage the end-to-end process of creation, management, burning, playout and conversion of multilanguage subtitles and closed captions from the same interface without the need for third-party systems. Etere allows you to have a single system to manage everything you need without any integration restrictions.
Newsroom journalists are able to perform edits from the integrated video editor including creation of animated titles, effects and audio. Additionally, Nunzio Newsroom also integrates seamlessly with the Etere Plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro. This allows Aleph Media to have a full integration between Etere database and Etere Adobe Premiere Pro without switching between appliations.
Having an automation system that allows minimum manual intervention helps Aleph Media to work more efficiently. Etere delivers the Channel-in-a-Box software, Etere ETX. Etere ETX can be deployed and scaled easily to adapt to evolving business needs. Like all other Etere solutions, ETX is an open system that is based on Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) hardware. Aleph Media leverages on the flexibility of ETX to manage the playout of its channels. With its open IP architecture. ETX gives Aleph Media the freedom to have an unlimited number of streams with the software’s support for virtual machines. It incorporates all the software features needed to bring a channel on-air including scheduling, ingest, storage, file management, monitoring, playout, subtitle management, CG and graphics within a software. ETX is a client server application and ETX servers are controlled remotely by multiple clients to provide redundancy and a high level of fault-tolerance. Etere’s flexibility extends to its interoperability and support for NDI, SDI and IP inputs and outputs. ETX adapts to industry standards and protects your investments even in the face of the evolving media landscape.
ETX integrates seamlessly with Etere Executive Scheduling, the software framework that features all the tools needed to plan and prepare your scheduling grid including the placement of programs, series, promos and commercials even prior to the acquisition of content. The robust software enables quick amendments and provides business intelligence data in the form of audience and costs reports. Furthermore, Etere scheduling features an integrated management of financial information relating to acquired content including rights costs, production costs, series rights and contract terms.
Aleph Media is also equipped with the multi-channel viewing software, Etere ETX-M Multiviewer, that integrates seamlessly with ETX to provide an ultra HD display of unlimited video sources on a single platform. It displays up to 9 sources simultaneously on an integrated display which includes features such as automated loudness control, countdown timer to the next event, multiple world clocks display and time zones monitor.
The system also includes Etere Memory, a compliance logger that records and stores all transmitted media files in a low-res format to fulfill any compliance recording laws.
With the installation of Etere Ecosystem to manage its broadcasting workflows, Etere empowers Aleph Media a system that adapts to their business for the present and for the future as well. Etere Ecosystem redefines newsroom workflows to bring about a new level of efficiency and connectivity.
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